Tarry is defined as to delay, be late or wait.(verb)
An example of to tarry is to be 20 minutes late to a wedding ceremony.
The definition of tarry is of, looking like or covering in tar.(adjective)
An example of something tarry is a creature that has just crawled out of a tar-filled pit.
See tarry in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME tarien, to delay, vex, hinder < OE tergan, to vex, provoke, prob. infl. by ME targen, to retard < OFr targer < VL *tardicare < L tardare, to delay < tardus, slow > tardy
See tarry in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb tar·ried, tar·ry·ing, tar·ries verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English tarien.
adjective tar·ri·er, tar·ri·est
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